Law Clerk II
Philadelphia, PA 
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description

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Law Clerk II

The Law Clerk II will support the Office of Civil Rights with the duties listed below:

  • Works independently or as a team leader as required.
  • Assist in the receipt and evaluation of new complaints.
  • Triage incoming cases.
  • Process Civil Rights and Privacy complaints by responding to correspondence and phone calls.
  • Draft data requests.
  • Support HQ and/or Regional staff in conducting investigations.
  • Prepare case closure documents h. Performs complex investigations and reviews.
  • Provides mentoring and training to other staff, including Law Clerk I.
  • Perform other tasks in support of OCR's complaint resolution process.
  • Perform and support public outreach duties and public speaking duties.

Other duties and responsibilities may include the following:

  • Examines and evaluates information in case files, for case litigation worthiness and appropriate titles of law.
  • Determines the need for additional information, independent surveys, evidence, and witnesses, and plans a comprehensive approach to obtain this information.
  • Through on-site visits, interviews, and review of records on operations, looks for and evaluates the relevance and worth of evidence.
  • Selects, summarizes, and compiles comparative data to examine and evaluate respondent's deficiencies in order to provide evidence of illegal practices or patterns.
  • Reviews economic trends and forecasts at the national and regional level to evaluate the impact of successful prosecution and potential remedial provisions of ongoing investigations and litigation.
  • Identifies types of record keeping systems and types of records maintained which would be relevant.
  • Gathers, sorts, and interprets data from various record systems including computer information systems.
  • Interviews potential witnesses for information and prepares witnesses for court appearances.
  • Develops statistics and tabulations, such as standard deviations, regression analyses, and weighting, to provide leads and supportive data for case litigation.
  • Prepares charts, graphs, and tables to illustrate results.
  • Analyzes data, develops recommendations and justifications for the attorney(s) who will take the matter to court.
  • Continues to work with the attorney(s) during the progress of the case, obtaining and developing further evidence and exhibits, providing administrative assistance, and maintaining custody of exhibits, documents, and files.
  • May appear in court as a witness to testify concerning exhibits prepared supporting plaintiff's case.


  • Requires JD or LLD with three years' experience in the practice of law.
  • Candidate must have excellent communication skills and experience with public speaking.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidates with experience in Civil Rights, HIPAA or similar areas.

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3+ years
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